FreeBSD : libpurple -- Invalid memory dereference in the XMPP protocol plug-in by processing a series of specially crafted file transfer requests (64f8b72d-9c4e-11e1-9c94-000bcdf0a03b)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 59085


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Pidgin reports :

A series of specially crafted file transfer requests can cause clients to reference invalid memory. The user must have accepted one of the file transfer requests.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 59085

File Name: freebsd_pkg_64f8b72d9c4e11e19c94000bcdf0a03b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/05/14

Modified: 2014/08/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libpurple, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2214